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Yosegi-zaiku is a type of traditional Japanese parquetry which originated in Japan’s culturally rich Edo Period. It has been increasingly well reputed in foreign countries. The mosaic work is made by making best use of natural fine grains and textures of wood. Timbers of different colors are cut into oblong rods of desired sections.1
Yosegi veneers are commonly found on the outside of Japanese secret boxes (himitsu-bako) or puzzle boxes, but may also be used to decorate many other items such as trays, chests, photo frames but the most common use is to decorate the surface of the Japanese yosegi Puzzle boxes.2 The boxes differ in designs and sizes; and since they are puzzle boxes, they can only be opened by moving the sliding pieces of its surfaces. The pieces must be moved in proper sequence and the right direction to open the box.3
You can purchase your own Yosegi puzzle box today by browsing and shopping online, or check out stores that specialize in puzzles and puzzle boxes.
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